It has nothing to do with web development. There are some reviews about the difficulty of having community-created problems. Codewars is frustrating to me because even the easiest problems require some higher level knowledge I don't yet have, but on Edabit I get to practice what I have learned so far and they provide a link to the MDN or SO pages that will help you get the answer. Okay so I've learnt about StringBuilder, which is pretty much the same as Java, the foreach statement is pretty different and I enjoy the implicit types! But you're an ambitious person. So, is codewars.com safe? What if I even can’t solve the easiest 8kyu problems? On the platform, software developers train on programming challenges known as kata. The second audience is companies who are looking to assess software engineering candidates in pair programming sessions. This seems like a fun challenge, but personally I prefer to dig deeper into my language of choice in order to find more (or more standard) ways to solve more complex problems. I also like Code Signal and leetcode for this similar approach. Portfolio found at https://lukegarrigan.com. Hell, they even have theorem-proving challenges in the likes of ProofGround! Once they do that, they can start solving and creating kata, increasing their rank and honor. Oct 31 22:42. kazk commented #2263. Yeah reading books is great, it’s just very easy to forget what you’ve read if you don’t put it into practice! The new runner has already rolled out to Codewars, and will shortly be rolled out to Qualified.io customers. I've found they can be a good way to take a break without really taking a break. Codewars.com challenges. Pathrise is a career accelerator that works with students and young professionals 1-on-1 so they can land their dream job in tech. The WoT scorecard provides crowdsourced online ratings & reviews for codewars.com regarding its safety and security. . They've also got a pretty awesome leveling system! While that is technically cool, do realize that it's not a good thing to do this.